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Security Product & Design - Chief of Staff

Company: Cisco
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:



Join the dynamic, high-growth Cisco Secure group. This role will stretch you to new challenges, expose you to compelling work, and provide a phenomenal opportunity for deeper business focused opportunities. Work with outstanding people who have a strong common sense of purpose.

What You'll Do

The Chief of Staff to Cisco's SVP of the Product Management - Cisco Secure, is a key member of the organization's leadership team working hand in hand with the SVP and the Product Leadership team to help shape, guide and implement Cisco's Security strategy. You will work daily Product Leadership to drive, key priorities for the business.

Duties include:

  • Partnering with leaders to ensure alignment across the organization on overall strategic goals, standards, OKRs, and critical metrics for each planning cycle.
  • Establishing success criteria and measurable outcomes to meet business objectives.
  • Leading roadmap planning, reviewing cadences, and enabling the building of product strategies.
  • Owning and leading the framework for developing and communicating the product roadmap.
  • Scaling product knowledge inside the company.
  • Developing and optimizing product process to ensure that product management is consistent and aligned.
  • Identifying best-in-industry Product Management practices including insights and analytics, exploration, experimentation, outcome-based product planning and roadmaps, and 'Voice of the Customer' programs.
  • Leading cross-functional initiatives that set up the organization for scale, agility and efficacious performance.
  • Leading budgeting and finance for the Product org and its leaders, in collaboration with Business Operations and Finance.
  • Working closely with Executive Communications.
  • Identifying, tracking and prioritizing metrics for the larger organization.

    Who You Are

    You have a detailed grasp of the InfoSec industry, knowledge of the major players, leading trends, and opportunities within the broader security market. You've held roles in Product Management/Marketing, strategy, or BizDev, demonstrating a track record of understanding of product and growth strategies.

    You are hard-working, highly motivated, organized, persistent, and persuasive. You excel at developing positive relationships and can influence broadly (up, down, and across). You can apply structure to ambiguity and help drive toward measurable outcomes and results. You have the courage to voice an alternative point of view when in a room of executives. You are strategic and practical, can filter data to get to the heart of an issue, and present it in an impactful way.

    Minimum qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • At least 15 years of experience in management, corporate strategy, and/or strategy and planning
    • At least 5 years of experience working in the information security industry
    • Validated experience having responsibility for the management of enterprise budgets and organizational headcount
    • Validated expertise in Product Management, Product Marketing, or Business Development

      Preferred qualifications:
      • Validated, consistent record of building and nurturing relationships at all levels within an organization, including C-suite/ EVP/SVP level.
      • Ability to drive consensus and influence outcomes
      • Advanced degree preferred
      • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

        Why Cisco Secure

        #WeAreCisco, where each person is unique. We bring our talents to work as a team each day, helping power an inclusive future for all. Get to know us!

        We're global, we're adaptable, we're diverse, and our security portfolio is as extensive as it is groundbreaking. Have you heard of Threat, Detection & Response, Zero Trust by Duo, Common Services Engineering, or Cloud & Network Security? Those are only a few of our product teams! The only thing we're missing is YOU.

        Join an enterprise security leader with a start-up culture, committed to driving innovation and giving you the opportunity to make an impact. We #InnovateToWin and we know we're better together, which is why we're dedicated to inclusivity, collaboration, and diversity in everything we do.

        We're proud to be the Best Security Company in 2021 with the Best Authentication Technology and the Best Small and Mid-Size Enterprises Security Solution in 2022 by SC Media. Cisco Secure continues to grow and evolve year after year with 100% of Fortune 100 Companies using our products, and we're excited to see the new heights we'll reach with your passion for security, your customer centricity, and your desire to change things up!

        What else can you expect? An ongoing investment in your growth - that's why we offer many employee resource groups (called Inclusive Communities), mentorship programs, and hundreds of learning resources to consistently level up your skills and explore your interests. Because when you succeed, we succeed!

        Join Cisco Secure - Be You, With Us! #CiscoSecureEng23



        Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:
        When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire salaries in U.S. locations. For non-sales roles, the hiring ranges reflect base salary and do not include bonuses, equity, or benefits. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive target, and do not include equity or benefits. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

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